IPP> Fonts, Job Redirection, and Protocol

IPP> Fonts, Job Redirection, and Protocol

IPP> Fonts, Job Redirection, and Protocol

Randy Turner rturner at sharplabs.com
Wed Dec 10 20:50:31 EST 1997


Bill Hastings wrote:
> 
> I'm fairly new to IPP so please excuse any "dumb" questions.
> 
> 1) How can a client determine what fonts are available (built-in) in a
> PostScript Printer?




Yeah! What ever happened to the GET-FONTS operation ;)




> 
> 2) Is there an appropriate mechanism for redirecting a job after it has
> been sent to a printer? The only thing I can come up with is to save a
> copy of the job data on the client side, cancel the current job in
> progress, and resend the job to a new printer


Redirection of a job after it has been sent to the
printer must be done "out-of-band" to IPP 1.0. It might
be something to consider on a future rev. of the protocol.


..snip..




Randy


> 
> Bill Hastings
> RBI Software Systems
> bhastings at rbi.com



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